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: these are the first images of rescue efforts for the carnival "triumph." the u.s. coast guard monitoring the cruising come los us flo floating dead in the water, 150 miles off the coast of mexico. >> the ship is adrift. they are operating on emergency power. they're currently in deep water and not near any hazards to navigation. >> reporter: the ship even bigger than the titanic was bobbing like a 100,000 ton cork after a fire blew out its four engines. normally a sparkling city on the sea, but now, conditions are turning horrendous. after 36 hours, garbage is piling up. no air conditioning. many toilets not working. >> they have no running water, i mean, it's pitiful. >> reporter: brett's wife bethany is aboard. >> they are all crying and hysterical. they want to go home. >> reporter: life boats from another ship brought food to the crippled "triumph." the ship has been maked by engine problems on two of its previous journeys. with the ship apparently shuddering, passenger lisa hurts snapped this picture of the stack, belching out black smoke. and jackie modisette posted this warning on facebook --
will be in the area of the economy and, diane, a big announcement on afghanistan in bringing u.s. troops home. the president will announce that more than half of those now in afghanistan will be home by this time next year. >> going to be a big speech tonight. i want to bring in "good morning america" co-anchor and anchor of "this week" george stephanopoulos, jon will be covering it, we will be here together, george. how challenging do you expect the president's tone to be? >> reporter: very. because the president believes he's coming into this more popular than house republicans and with the public approving of his general approach to creating jobs, investing in jobs right now, lowering the deficit over the long-term with a mix of spending cuts and revenue increases. and the president knows there's a big showdown coming up. these automatic across the board spending cuts kick in on march first. government could shout down at the end of march. you talk to both sides right now, that is coming. so, the president wants to make the best case tonight. it will be a confrontational case. >> and senat
. and we have reported here, of course, on balloon accidents back here in the u.s., as well. in fact, last year alone, 15 of them. this one, just last month in san diego, the view from inside the basket as this balloon crash-lands. tonight, abc's cecilia vega with an air balloon pilot who investigated hundreds of crashes as an faa inspector. she watched the video with him today. >> reporter: have you ever seen anything like this? >> no, no. happens pretty fast and they're going to hit really hard. it would be like jumping off a ten-story building. looking at how much smoke you had and how fast it developed, it looked like a pretty intense fire. i would guess that the major injuries are occurring there before they even get to the ground. >> reporter: they have any chance? >> looking at the flames, i don't think so. >> reporter: from looking at this, can you -- do you have any sense of what caused this? >> if i were investigating this, that's the first thing i look at, the aircraft. to see if i can see fuel lines that are clearly not hooked up to the tanks, so you know that would be the culp
Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9 (some duplicates have been removed)